Readership: Ideal for students of statistics, epidemiology, environmental science, finance, computing and medicine, and academic and practising statisticians.
Edited by A. C. Davison, Institute of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Yadolah Dodge, Group de Statistique, Universite de Neuchâtel, and N. Wermuth, Chalmers
"The editors and publishers are to be congratulated on having found a way of amking this splendid collection widely available." - David Bartholomew
Yadolah Dodge: David R. Cox: A Brief Biography
Valerie Isham: Stochastic Models for Epidemics
Stochastic Soil Moisture Dynamics and Vegetation Response Amilcare Porporato and Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe
Nancy Reid: Theoretical Statistics and Asymptotics
Peter McCullagh: Exchangeability and Regression Models
Andrea Rotnitzky: On Semiparametric Inference
Peter Hall: On Non-Parametric Statistical Methods
David Firth: Some Topics in Social Statistics
Scott Zeger, Peter Diggle, and Kung-Yee Liang: Biostatistics: The Near Future
Sarah Darby, Christina Davies, and Paul McGale: The Early Breast Cancer Trialists Collaborative Group: A Brief History of Results to Date
Brian D. Ripley: How Computing has Changed Statistics
Neil Shephard: Are there Discontinuities in Financial Prices?
Ole Eiler Barndorff-Nielsen: On Some Concepts of Infinite Divisibility and their Roles in Turbulence, Finance and Quantum Stochartics